PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 

The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 

3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: January 23, 2008

Chicago, IL – It's a demanding drill for the Chicago Board of Education, which takes a closer look at military recruiting in high schools today. The board is considering giving principals the right to limit recruiters' access in schools after complaints that some recruiting materials could be ...Read More

Evanston, IL – Will the United States soon find itself in another overseas war? Former United Nations' weapons inspector Scott Ritter thinks so. His view is that the United States is on the road to war with Iran, unless Americans speak up and Congress takes action. Ritter has been critical o ...Read More

Columbus, OH - They cost billions of dollars a year in the Great Lakes; they're wiping out local fish and birds; and an Ohio Congressman is at the center of legislation that aims to stop them. They're aquatic invasive species, including zebra mussels and quagga mussels. Congress is considering a bi ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Nearly every time you go to a grocery, convenience or discount store, you hear the words, "Paper or plastic?" Now, there's another alternative. Some stores are encouraging customers to try reusable bags instead. Amy Horst with Metro Waste Authority says, if that option isn't ...Read More

Silverton, OR – All the news about a looming recession is giving new urgency to the work of a task force here in Oregon, charged with overhauling the state tax system. Its members meet again tomorrow in Salem, and one of the ideas on the table is to reduce or eliminate the state income tax on ...Read More

Clovis, NM - ConAgra is waving goodbye to Clovis. The agriculture giant announced Tuesday, it is pulling out of a plan to build a new ethanol plant on the edge of town. Attorney Bruce Frederick with the New Mexico Environmental Law Center represented the citizens' groups that opposed the plant. "Hi ...Read More

Albany, NY - Governor Eliot Spitzer may have turned in his new budget thesis on time Tuesday, but teachers weren't pleased to learn that it falls $350 million short of the $1.25 billion he had pledged for the recently-approved academic "Contracts for Excellence." Spitzer suggests potential grant aid ...Read More

Olympia, WA – If things look a little "greener" in Olympia today, it may be because of the hundreds of people visiting the State Capitol to show their support for environmental legislation. Some 24 groups from around the state are combining their efforts. This year, they've chosen four priorit ...Read More

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